Industrial Biotechnology, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
17400 GBP/year
9710 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Industrial Biotechnology MSc at Liverpool John Moores University  develops the skills and knowledge required for a career in this rapidly expanding field. Further academic support is provided via embedded tutorials in the Research Methods module.


Developed to plug a skills gap identified by the Liverpool John Moores University   Enterprise Partnership and associated multi-national businesses, Industrial Biotechnology  programme balances theoretical learning and practical skills.At the beginning of your course you will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide you with pastoral and academic support. 

During your independent research project, you will be appointed a  John Moores University -based Supervisor as well as an industrial supervisor if you are carrying out your project externally.


By increasing your skills and knowledge, this Masters programme prepares you for work in the fast growing biotechnology sector.

You may go on to work and study in fields such as the pharmaceutical and fermentation industries, recombinant DNA and microbial-related research laboratories.

There will also be the option to work in research and development, study for a PhD or even take up a teaching post.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fermentation Technology
  • Recombinant DNA and Genomics
  • Cell Technology
  • Biotechnology: Principles and Applications
  • Research Metods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • alternative qualifications, coupled with a significant period of relevant work experience
  • Additional Information
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this course
  • If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for guidance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9710 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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